Are you willing to love your life?

I’ve gotten a fresh round of criticism lately and most of it flows back to a single source: There are people so grumpy that it annoys them that I am happy. It’s as if we’ve grown so accustomed to whining about everything that we now have decided to whine about people who aren’t whining. Maybe…… Continue reading Are you willing to love your life?

Pastors Most Powerful Answer

New pastors quickly learn that ministry life is full of big questions. Questions that make you feel very small and insignificant. Questions that make God feel massively huge and almost out of reach. Questions that are so loaded and full of pain that they prime tears just to get the words out. Questions that have…… Continue reading Pastors Most Powerful Answer

The Bible is Useful

Recently we took a survey of Youth Specialties customers. The results of one particular question completely shocked me. Here it is: When I was looking through the initial survey results I turned around to Tic, and said… “Wanna know why so many youth groups are struggling to keep students for the long haul? There’s the…… Continue reading The Bible is Useful